Veteran ‘NBA On TNT’ Sideline Reporter Craig Sager Battling Leukemia

Source:  Andy Clayton / New York Daily News

Craig Sager, the veteran sideline reporter famous for his colorful attire, is battling leukemia.

The news was shared via Twitter by his son Craig Sager Jr.

“My Dad’s 3-4-week acute leukemia treatment starts tmrw,” Sager Jr. tweeted on Thursday night. “Be thinking of him & let’s get him back on the sidelines soon.”

Sager, a graduate of Northwestern University, has been a fixture on TNT as a key piece of the network’s NBA coverage. He’s been part of the “NBA on TNT” for 17 seasons.

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